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Bywater Historic District

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Address: New Orleans, LA 70117
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A quiet, swampy neighborhood downriver from the French Quarter.

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Check out The Joint for BBQ !

Bywater --- worth a trip if you want good BBQ. You'll find The Joint here, and if you come daytime in nice weather, you might want to check out the new Crescent Park - a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 November 2015
rollngstone
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Paris, France
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I recently stayed with my family in Bywater and answer to old reviews (2012) regarding the safety of the district. We never felt unsafe. Day and night. It is the place where I would go back with great pleasure; As others said, it is not particularly dangerous to walk inside. But it is very residential and rather deserted on the... More 

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1 Thank nonekaro
Bermuda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Much to see and do in Bywater … take a walk around, talk to people, stop here and there, see some things, do some things, whatever you feel, this is New Orleans, folks want you to enjoy, visit Parkway Bakery … the best po-boys around, try roast beef w/debris and bloody mary (or two), you will be back. :)

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1 Thank Rosebud50402
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Bywater --- worth a trip if you want good BBQ. You'll find The Joint here, and if you come daytime in nice weather, you might want to check out the new Crescent Park - a reclamation of waterfront that is now available for walking, biking, running.

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2 Thank rollngstone
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely bright colors and ironwork on the houses here. Some construction is still ongoing. Close to the Qrtr but quiet in the evenings.

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2 Thank Navpreet A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

Don't be put off by the area you'll drive through on your way into the Bywater from I-10. Once you're in the neighborhood, you'll find it friendly and fun, and as safe as any urban neighborhood for visitors who respect the place and its residents. I was meeting a friend to stay at the beautiful Lookout Inn, and arrived at... More 

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4 Thank susansname
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2013

Away from the tourist areas and just felt like home-houses, restaurants and pubs all side by side in an avant garde area-just go and be surprised at the lack of tourists and the wonderful vibe down here

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5 Thank Sue L
Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

This neighborhood is THE neighborhood that is NOLA to this writer... So many places to visit... The Joint (best BBQ in NOLA), Elizabeth's for brunch (praline bacon), Satsuma (healthy alternative for food... and worth every minute!!), Markey's Bar (awesome bar... watch out for a Saints game there... it can get rowdy!! WHO DAT?!?!), and the jewel of the Bywater.... The... More 

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pass christian ms
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2012

Great to just walk around & see an urban area in the process of revitalization. There are lots of junque stores & good restaurants & bars. It is so much better than the Quarter.

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4 Thank kitkit1
Mandeville, LA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2012

This is an old rundown neighborhood that is trying to come back to life. It still has a ways to go yet. It's basically a lot of old houses with a fresh coat of paint. Save your time and hang out in the Marigny instead.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

This remains a neighborhood of working class folks, artists, musicians, restaurant workers. A real sense of community here.

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